Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00
St. Thomas Aquinas College freshman Robert Naughton, of Levittown, has made his impact known in the NCAA Baseball East Coast Conference. Naughton started out his 2013 campaign not allowing an earned run in the first 19 innings he pitched.
At completion of his first season Naughton pitched 58 innings compiling a record of 6-1, leading the East Coast Athletic Conference with an era of 1.54.
St. Thomas Aquinas won the conference finishing with a record of 39 -14.
Naughton set a school record of not allowing an earned run in the first 19 innings of his collegiate pitching career as well as compiling a record of 6-0 in conference play as a freshman starter. He finished his season achieving co-rookie of the year honors; his ERA ranked him first in conference and 10th in the nation.
Naughton, a Chaminade High School graduate and product of the Levittown Cardinals Baseball organization, will return this summer to help work with the pitchers of the Cardinals organization. The Levittown Cardinal Organization was formed in 2003 this organization currently consists of five age-bracket travel teams.
The Levittown Cardinals Baseball Club is a family oriented organization that stresses values not only on the field, but also in the classroom, the community and at home.